Obituaries Archive - Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel and Crematory | Knoxville, TN

Christopher David Wharton

Christopher David Wharton, age 55, passed from this life unexpectedly on July 23, 2016 at his home of natural causes. Christopher was a long time member of Narcotics Anonymous of Knoxville having over 34 years clean and sober. He was a sponsor and a contributor to many others’ journey to sobriety and a life without [Read more…]

Vivian Simpson Byrd Lindsey

Vivian Simpson Byrd Lindsey, age 82, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2016. She was a loving mother, grandmother & great-grandmother who will always be remembered for playing board games with her grandchildren . Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, Oza & Bertha Hill Simpson; husband, Verlon Byrd; husband, Otis Lindsey; daughter, Carolyn [Read more…]

Charles P. Benziger

Charles Phillip Benziger, age 95, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in Hospice care at Westmoreland Health and Rehab Center.  Born September 6, 1920, in Knoxville, TN, Charles was the son of Nellie Fischer Benziger and Clifford Hirsch Benziger.  He attended Knoxville High School and was a devoted member of [Read more…]

Judy A. Sitton

Judy Anne (Williams) (Roller) Sitton became an angel Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016, after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just two weeks prior. She was born in Kingsport, Tennessee on February 23, 1948 to George and Edna (Compton) Williams. She graduated from Sullivan High School. Judy was a devoted Christian, wife, mom, grandmother, daughter and [Read more…]

Jeffrey S. Ray

Jeffrey Scott Ray of Knoxville, Tennessee and formerly of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away unexpectedly on June 30, 2016 of a heart attack at the age of 52. He was preceded in death by his wife Susan Ray; parents, Ernest and Joann Ray; and brother, Ernie Ray. Jeff is survived by his son, Austin Ray [Read more…]

Janice K. Kennedy

 Janice Kidd Kennedy, age 77, of Knoxville, passed away on July 8, 2016 from complications of Alzheimers while under the care of hospice. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. A graduate of Young High School and East Tennessee State University, she lived for the past 30 plus years in South Knoxville where she [Read more…]

Sandra K. Lewis

Sandra K. (Robinette) Lewis, age 62, died July 10, 2016 at Wellmont Hospice House.  Sandy was preceded in death by her father Charles C. Lewis Sr. and mother Adleen Ruby Lewis. She is survived and will be deeply missed by her son, Nathan Robinette of Knoxville; close friend and companion, David Robinette; brother, Charles Scott [Read more…]

Shirley A. Ward

Shirley “Ann” Adcock Ward, age 70, passed away at her residence. She owned and operated “Ann’s Perm Cut” before retiring as a hairdresser. Ann enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family at their many “get-togethers.” She is preceded in death by her parents, J.B. and Lila Adcock, and brother, Donald Adcock. She was loved [Read more…]

Patricia Bradley

Patricia Bradley age 58 went home to be with the Lord on July, 3 2016. Pat was preceded in death by husband David Bradley; parents Clyde and Mildred Smith(Merritt); brother Danny Wells; sister Becky Manis. Survived by son Mikie Wells; ; daughter and son-in-law Michelle and Thomas Martinez; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother Rick [Read more…]

Forrest Miller

Forrest Miller, of Powell, Tennessee, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the age of 92. Forrest had many talents and was active in his community. He was a proud WWII Navy veteran who served aboard the USS North Carolina in every major campaign in the Pacific after Pearl [Read more…]

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